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Marco Mueller

Marco Mueller takes Beijing role

26-Jan-2015 | By

Former Rome Film Festival director Marco Mueller has been appointed chief consultant to the Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) as the five-year-old festival strives to become a world-class event.

The Theory of Everything

SAG unveils 2015 winners

25-Jan-2015 | By

Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore earned top film acting honours at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (January 25).


Birdman scoops PGA honour

25-Jan-2015 | By

Birdman took a big stride towards the Oscar on Saturday night (January 23) as it upset Boyhood to claim best feature at the 26th annual Producers Guild Awards, capping another triumphant night for Fox Searchlight.

IFC Films boards The D Train

25-Jan-2015 | By

SUNDANCE: The distributor has picked up US rights to Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel’s comedy starring Jack Black and James Marsden. At time of writing reports were circulating that SPC had taken the US and territories on Diary Of A Teenage Girl.

Inception Film Partners boards Wildlike

25-Jan-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The LA-based sales, production and distribution company heads to the EFM in Berlin with international sales rights to the Alaskan adventure film.

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IFFR Live launches today with Atlantic


Pan-European cinema event will see five films premiere in Rotterdam and simultaneously across Europe; Distrify Media and Filmin will offer through VOD.


Cineworld to launch first UK 4DX cinema


Cinematic experience “stimulates all five senses”.

Merce Cunningham

Girard seeks Euro support for Cunningham

French producer Ilann Girard, boss of Arsam International and exec producer on March of the Penguins, has revealed further details of his new CineMart project Cunningham.

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American Sniper

American Sniper hits $200m in US

Clint Eastwood’s box office phenomenon crossed the $200m threshold in its second wide weekend while Lionsgate’s Mortdecai and Disney’s Strange Magic both flopped.

Five Armies in $49.5m China debut

New Line-MGM’s The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies crossed $600m at the international box office as a record three-day non-holiday Chinese debut delivered an estimated $49.5m.

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Nawaf Alghanim

Al-Ghanim Entertainment sets sail

SUNDANCE: Kuwaiti industrialist Nawaf Alghanim announced in Park City on Friday (January 23) the formation of his Los Angeles and Kuwaiti-based financing and production company.

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